UNC-Asheville vs Campbell

UNC Asheville 89, Campbell 82


BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) - Jeremy Atkinson scored 19 of his career-high 22 points in the second half and UNC Asheville overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat Campbell 89-82 on Thursday night.

The Bulldogs (11-6, 6-0 Big South Conference) won their fifth straight by shooting 60.7 percent after halftime (17 of 28) while outscoring the Camels 57-38.

Matt Dickey added 19 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists and J.P. Primm had 18 points.

UNC Asheville led 81-79 with 1:56 remaining. Dickey then hit a 3 and the Bulldogs made 5 of 8 free throws. Three Campbell starters fouled out in the final 2:13.

The Camels (10-8, 4-2) led 29-12 at the 9:02 mark and by 12 at the break.

After the Bulldogs hit three straight 3s to open the second half, Campbell again built an 11-point lead before UNC Asheville took the lead for good with 6:11 remaining.

Eric Griffin's 13 points led the Camels.

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UNC-Asheville Bulldogs
J. Atkinson, F337-108-1271222
Q. Jackson, F130-01-24001
M. Dickey, G386-135-6108119
C. Stephenson, G353-103-48639
J. Primm, G344-96-925318
J. Lane316-101-201513
T. Meyer61-32-43005
J. Harn40-00-01040
K. Hornsby30-10-00000
J. Nwannunu30-22-22042
Totals 27-5828-4141212289
Campbell Fighting Camels
M. Harris, F295-81-192511
E. Griffin, F266-81-484413
R. Ferguson, G293-95-715511
T. Freeman, G264-114-430512
D. White, G244-111-242411
L. Merthie191-70-01513
J. Wright172-25-66139
A. Ryan152-41-23027
A. Kalpic110-20-01010
A. Horton42-40-01005
Totals 29-6618-2638193082
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Char. So.5-139-21298
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